In the aftermath of the terrible shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I turn again to the mournful longing of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.
We sang the six verses in our hymnal at our church Christmas banquet to start off the Advent/Christmas season, and then the next morning we sang all six verses again for our Sunday morning worship service. For some that might have already been too much, but the song has stayed with me since then. Here are the two very different versions that I keep listening to:
And from The Piano Guys whose name is taken from a piano store in St. George, Utah, once owned by one of the members of the group: